NHS Brings Exciting Summer Housing Fair to Englewood (Chicago, IL) — Members of the Englewood community will join Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) for a fun-filled day of informative workshops, refreshments, trolley tours and more.
“Homeownership is critically important when you are talking about an historic neighborhood like Englewood,” said Anthony E. Simpkins, President and CEO of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago. “We’re working to reduce the number of vacant properties, and to create opportunities for families to build generational wealth. Boosting homeownership is key to developing thriving communities, and we’re pleased that Englewood’s community partners and elected officials are joining us to do that,” he added.
The Housing Fair is a collaborative effort between NHS, R.A.G.E., Teamwork Englewood, St. Bernard Hospital, Growing Home, IMAN, and will be held at Saint John Evangelist Missionary Baptist Church located at 1234 West 63rd Street.
The Englewood Housing Fair will feature:
- Trolley Tours to explore local homes for sale and redevelopment, presented by R.A.G.E.
- Comprehensive workshops for renters and homeowners
- Healthy cooking demonstrations
- Refreshments from area vendors
- Information from local organizations, health care facilities, small businesses, and more
- Raffle giveaways that include $250 of utility bill assistance
Come any time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on July 30th. Registration is FREE and open to the public. Workshops begin at 9:30 a.m.
About NHS of Chicago
NHS of Chicago is a nonprofit organization working in partnership with businesses, government, and neighborhood residents to develop and support Chicago’s neighborhoods. NHS offers a variety of homebuyer education classes, financial literacy instruction and provides HUD-certified counselors in efforts to stabilize communities and create neighborhoods of choice.
NHS Brings Exciting Summer Housing Fair to Englewood